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Get and Set File Last Write Time in C#

Posted by Dinesh Beniwal Articles | Files, Directory, IO July 20, 2012
In this article we will discuss about how to get and set Last Write Time of File in C#.
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The SetLastWriteTime and GetLastWriteTime methods are used to set and get the last write date and time of the specified file. The following code snippet sets and gets the last write date and time of a file.

// Get and set file last write time

string fileName = @"c:\temp\Mahesh.txt";
File
.SetLastWriteTime(fileName, DateTime.Now);
DateTime
dt = File.GetLastWriteTime(fileName);
Console
.WriteLine("File last write time: {0}", dt.ToString()); 

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